On July 1st from 5-8pm there will be a cookout at First Encounter Beach in Eastham. The cookout is being sponsored by the Eastham Chamber of Commerce and there will be plenty of food and refreshments. All food will cost only $1-2 and the proceeds will benefit Eastham non profit groups such as: Cape Cod Children’s Place, the ECEC -Eastham Committee on Early Childhood, and the Boy Scouts. There will be an AWESOME grilling station that is located on the back of a huge converted oil truck. All stainless steel construction and a great sight for the kids to enjoy. There will also be music by Eric’s Steel Drum Band. Everyone is invited and there is no fee to join.
The Eastham Cultural Council presents the 2009 Hands On The Arts Festival on the Windmill Green, Saturday June 20 and Sunday June 21, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The festival will be celebrating its 11th year. This Eastham festival is great and hands on for both kids and adults alike. Anyone can try to craft with local artisans and learn how to make things with their hands. There will be booths for painting, printmaking, fiber arts, jewelry making and more. There will also be some great live entertainment such as a puppeteer, storytelling, musical instruments, a potters wheel and more. Local artists will have their work on display for purchase. These purchases help to fund all of the FREE activities at the festival. For more info and scheduling visit the website here.
While on your next vacation to Eastham on lovely Cape Cod you should stop by the Wellfleet Flea Market. Located only a few mile away from us right on Route 6 you can enjoy shopping for antiques, collectibles, clothing, accessories, jewelry and so much more. The Flea Market is open Saturday, Sunday and Holiday Mondays from April 18th through October. Hours are 8 AM to 3 PM and only costs $3 per car. On premises is a snack bar serving fries, burgers, chips, candy, soda and more. They also have a mini golf and Dairy Bar and Grill Restaurant to enjoy when your done shopping. You never know what you will find at the flea market, anything from a vintage clock to a brand new Cape Cod sweatshirt.
Think that there is not much to do in the Springtime on Cape Cod? Think again. There are so many things to do on lower Cape Cod and in Eastham. Whether you are visiting with your family, friends or alone the activities and attractions are endless.
The weather is just starting to get warmer each day and the sun is shining brightly more and more. If you look around Eastham you will notice flowers popping up and gardens starting to grow. One of the best things to do in the Spring is take a stroll or bike ride on the Cape Cod Rail Trail. Our motel is conveniently located right at the bike trail, so there is no need to even get in your car, just walk out your door and viola, your there.
Arnold famous restaurant is now open right next door on weekends for lunch and dinner. Check out there brand new website here. They serve fresh seafood, burgers, salads, raw bar and so much more. They even have a mini golf course for the kids to enjoy!
Watch the sunset or the sunrise at one of Easthams many beautiful beaches. We have the luck of having a bay side and ocean side to Cape Cod, which means you can watch the sun go down or come up right over the ocean each day. Stroll the beaches and collect shells and make sandcastles and see if you can spot any dolphins and whales in the water.
There are some great shops right here in Eastham selling items such as: local art, antiques, clothing, collectibles, candy, souvenirs and more.
So what are you waiting for, come on down and enjoy a weekend or a week in lovely Eastham this Spring, you will not be disappointed.
Located just up the street from is here at the Town Crier Motel is the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. There you can find 1100 acres of wildlife, beaches, freshwater ponds and woodlands. There are some very nice scenic trails that meander through Wellfleet’s woods. There are also walk, workshops and cruises available through the Audubon. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12. The nature trails are open every day, 8 a.m. to dusk. Visit their website here.